November 13th – 14th, 2017
The St. Regis, San Francisco, California

    The Virtuous Circle Summit is where the most important stakeholders of the internet economy meet for robust discussion of the issues facing the internet ecosystem.

    A virtuous circle is often described as a self-reinforcing system that creates positive benefits throughout the economy. The conference brings together senior elected officials, policy stakeholders, senior leaders in government, and internet company founders and senior executives to discuss industry trends and how best to foster innovation in the internet ecosystem. The Virtuous Circle summit is proudly presented by Internet Association.

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    2016 Speakers

    The Virtuous Circle Summit brings together the best and brightest in tech. Last year’s summit featured speakers from the highest levels of government and industry. From CEOs and Founders like Barry Diller, Susan Wojcicki, and Lowell McAdam to Cabinet-level officials like Former Secretary of State John Kerry and Former Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.

    Marc Andreessen

    Marc Andreessen

    Co-founder, A16Z

    Jeff Wilke

    Jeff Wilke

    CEO, Worldwide Consumer, Amazon

    Debra Lee

    Debra Lee

    Chairman and CEO, BET Networks

    Sheryl Sandberg

    Sheryl Sandberg

    Chief Operating Officer

    Jessica Alba

    Jessica Alba

    Founder & CCO The Honest Company

    Arianna Huffington

    Arianna Huffington

    Founder & CEO, Thrive Global and Founder, Huffington Post

    Barry Diller

    Barry Diller

    Chairman & Senior Executive, IAC & Expedia, Inc.

    Peter Thiel

    Peter Thiel

    Partner, Founders Fund

    Tim Westergren

    Tim Westergren

    Founder & CEO, Pandora

    Stacy Brown-Philpot

    Stacy Brown-Philpot

    CEO, TaskRabbit

    Travis Kalanick

    Travis Kalanick

    CEO, Uber

    Penny Pritzker

    Penny Pritzker

    Former United States Secretary of Commerce

    John Kerry

    John Kerry

    Former United States Secretary of State

    Cory Gardner

    Cory Gardner

    United States Senator, CO

    Brian Schatz

    Brian Schatz

    United States Senator, HI

    Roger Wicker

    Roger Wicker

    United States Senator, MS

    Janet Napolitano

    Janet Napolitano

    President, University of California

    Lowell McAdam

    Lowell McAdam

    Chairman & CEO, Verizon

    Susan Wojcicki

    Susan Wojcicki

    CEO, YouTube

    David Sacks

    David Sacks

    Former CEO, Zenefits

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    2016 Sponsors

    Virtuous Circle is the premier gathering of senior internet executives, funders & founders, CEOs, and government officials who embrace the innovation and economic growth of the internet. The Summit represents a unique opportunity for sponsors to forge strategic connections with industry visionaries.

    2016 Sponsors

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    2017 Schedule

    The Virtuous Circle Summit is a two-day conference packed with high-level speakers, audience interaction, and networking opportunities at the iconic St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. Stay tuned as we continue to update the schedule with new events and speakers.

    Breakfast
    7:30 am
    7:30 am
    Breakfast in partnership with Axios

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    2016 Schedule

    12:00 pm
    12:00 pm
    Registration, Light Lunch & Beverages
    Lowell McAdam
    1:00 pm
    1:00 pm
    Fireside Chat

    Lowell McAdam

    with Julia Boorstin, CNBC
    David Sacks
    2:00 pm
    2:00 pm
    Fireside Chat

    David Sacks

    with Julia Boorstin, CNBC
    3:00 pm
    3:00 pm
    Coffee Break / Networking
    John Kerry
    3:45 pm
    3:45 pm
    Fireside Chat

    John Kerry

    with E. B. Boyd, Fast Company
    Tim Westergren
    4:45 pm
    4:45 pm
    Fireside Chat

    Tim Westergren

    with Janko Roettgers, Variety
    5:45 pm
    5:45 pm
    Garden Cocktail Reception - All Guests
    7:30 am
    7:30 am
    Breakfast
    Debra Lee
    8:00 am
    8:00 am
    Fireside Chat

    Debra Lee

    with Cecilia Kang, NYT
    Barry Diller
    9:00 am
    9:00 am
    Fireside Chat

    Barry Diller

    with Julia Boorstin, CNBC
    Susan Wojcicki
    10:00 am
    10:00 am
    Fireside Chat

    Susan Wojcicki

    with Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace
    Janet Napolitano Stacy Brown-Philpot
    11:00 am
    11:00 am
    Fireside Chat

    Janet Napolitano &

    Stacy Brown-Philpot

    with Christina Passariello, WSJ
    12:00 pm
    12:00 pm
    Lunch Buffet
    Travis Kalanick Arianna Huffington
    1:00 pm
    1:00 pm
    Fireside Chat

    Travis Kalanick &

    Arianna Huffington

    Jessica Alba Sheryl Sandberg
    2:00 pm
    2:00 pm
    Fireside Chat

    Jessica Alba &

    Sheryl Sandberg

    with Cecilia Kang, New York Times
    Jeff Wilke
    3:00 pm
    3:00 pm
    Fireside Chat

    Jeff Wilke

    with Michael Beckerman, IA President & CEO
    4:00 pm
    4:00 pm
    Coffee Break / Networking
    Penny Pritzker
    4:30 pm
    4:30 pm
    Fireside Chat

    Penny Pritzker

    with Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace
    Cory Gardner Brian Schatz Roger Wicker
    5:15 pm
    5:15 pm
    Fireside Chat

    Cory Gardner,

    Brian Schatz &

    Roger Wicker

    with Brian Huseman, Amazon & Erin Egan, Facebook
    6:00 pm
    6:00 pm
    Closing Cocktail Reception
    Marc Andreessen Peter Thiel
    7:30 pm
    7:30 pm
    Fireside Chat

    Marc Andreessen &

    Peter Thiel

    Private Salon Dinner (VIP tickets only)
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    Tickets & Pricing

    Don't miss the chance to take part in this year's Virtuous Circle Summit. Join us for two jam-packed days full of exciting conversations with some of the tech world's biggest names.

    VC Conference Ticket

    $2850

    With the purchase of this General Admissions Ticket, attendees receive:

    • Access to all general admission Summit events
    • A swag bag featuring content and products from our member companies and sponsors

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    VIP / All Access

    $4800

    With the purchase of a VIP ticket, attendees receive:

    • Access to an invite-only VIP dinner with featured guests (To be announced in the future)
    • VIP seating
    • Access to an exclusive VIP lounge during the conference
    • Access to all general admission Summit events
    • A VIP swag bag featuring content and products from our member companies and sponsors

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    Early Bird Regular Ticket (Limited Time Offer)

    $2650

    With the purchase of an Early Bird General Admissions Ticket, attendees receive:

    • Access to all general admission Summit events
    • A swag bag featuring content and products from our member companies and sponsors

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    Venue

    The St. Regis

    Downtown San Francisco
    125 3rd Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103

     

    The St. Regis San Francisco hotel is a luxury San Francisco hotel that embodies extraordinary hospitality with modern day sophistication.

    Venue

    The St. Regis

    Downtown San Francisco
    125 3rd Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103

     

    The St. Regis San Francisco hotel is a luxury San Francisco hotel that embodies extraordinary hospitality with modern day sophistication.

    Internet Association’s mission is to foster innovation, promote economic growth, and empower people through the free and open internet. The internet creates unprecedented benefits for society, and as the voice of the world’s leading internet companies, we ensure stakeholders understand these benefits.